Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 20 62
Rank change year-on-year -25 +42 -28
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 128 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.47% 9.81% 3.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.95% 23.27% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 112 64
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,500 £26,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -1.15%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 412 550 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 44.93% 42.15% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 351 432 608
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,325 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Kent.

Salary trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Kent over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Kent

WCF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -10 13 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Maidstone +5 12 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Folkestone +5 4 £37,500 +11.94%
West Malling -8 2 £56,250 +18.42% 2
Westerham - 2 £48,750 - 1
Tonbridge - 2 - -
Dartford -5 1 - - 1
Canterbury - 1 £27,500 - 1
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 35 (85.37%) ASP.NET
3 34 (82.93%) SQL Server
3 34 (82.93%) C#
4 31 (75.61%) MVC
5 27 (65.85%) .NET Framework
6 25 (60.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (51.22%) HTML
9 20 (48.78%) Entity Framework
10 18 (43.90%) TDD
11 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
12 16 (39.02%) WPF
12 16 (39.02%) Web Development
13 15 (36.59%) RESTful
13 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
13 15 (36.59%) SQL
13 15 (36.59%) CSS
14 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (31.71%) Google
15 13 (31.71%) Web Application Development
15 13 (31.71%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (31.71%) BDD
16 12 (29.27%) Ruby
17 11 (26.83%) Games
17 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (26.83%) Dependency Injection

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (24.39%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.44%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (82.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) TeamCity
2 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Moq
3 3 (7.32%) MSBuild
3 3 (7.32%) NUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (7.32%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (26.83%) Games
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (97.56%) Developer
2 37 (90.24%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Azure Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 35 (85.37%) ASP.NET
3 27 (65.85%) .NET Framework
4 25 (60.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (51.22%) HTML
7 20 (48.78%) Entity Framework
8 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
9 16 (39.02%) WPF
10 15 (36.59%) CSS
10 15 (36.59%) RESTful
11 13 (31.71%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (24.39%) MSMQ
14 7 (17.07%) HTML5
15 6 (14.63%) jQuery
15 6 (14.63%) LINQ
16 5 (12.20%) WinForms
17 4 (9.76%) Node.js
17 4 (9.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) BBC
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
1 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) MVC
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (43.90%) TDD
4 16 (39.02%) Web Development
5 13 (31.71%) BDD
5 13 (31.71%) Web Application Development
6 11 (26.83%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (26.83%) Kanban
7 10 (24.39%) Multithreading
8 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Mobile Development
10 6 (14.63%) Release Management
10 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
11 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
11 5 (12.20%) MVVM
12 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (7.32%) Feasibility Study
13 3 (7.32%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) C#
2 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) Ruby
4 10 (24.39%) F#
5 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.32%) R
7 2 (4.88%) VBScript
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Google
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Thunderhead
4 2 (4.88%) Compaq
5 1 (2.44%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) Facebook
5 1 (2.44%) Sony
5 1 (2.44%) Yahoo!